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Jordan Vineyard & Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County 1994

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The grapes were fermented fourteen days in stainless steel to complete yeast fermentation, five days in stainless steel for extended maceration, followed by one week in large oak cooperage while completing malolactic fermentation. The wine was aged in 67% French and 33% American small oak barrels for twelve months and in large oak cooperage for an additional nine months. The wine was then bottled and aged for an additional twenty months at the winery so that upon release it would be elegant and approachable.

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Jordan Vineyard & Winery:
Tucked into the hills of Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, Jordan Vineyard & Winery has been dedicated to world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and hospitality since its founding in 1972 by Tom and Sally Jordan. Under the guidance of Tom’s son, John, Jordan continues its pursuit of excellence in every aspect of the business, striving to place in balance the complexities ... Read more
Tucked into the hills of Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, Jordan Vineyard & Winery has been dedicated to world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and hospitality since its founding in 1972 by Tom and Sally Jordan. Under the guidance of Tom’s son, John, Jordan continues its pursuit of excellence in every aspect of the business, striving to place in balance the complexities of terroir, the artistry of the cellar and the joys of the table. The estate boasts nearly 1,200 acres of rolling hills, vineyards (Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot), oak trees, lakes, streams, olive trees, and organic gardens, as well as winery, hospitality and operations facilities. Since the inaugural 1976 vintage, Jordan wines have been renowned for their consistency. We believe strongly in the timeless qualities of balance, elegance and food affinity, which are found in our Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Russian River Valley Chardonnay. Architecture, landscaping, gardens, hospitality, and cuisine contribute to a special sense of place. The wines and the place give all of us at Jordan the rewarding feeling that our work is bringing pleasure to the many people who drink our wine and visit the estate. Read less
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External Reviews for Jordan Vineyard & Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/11/2011

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1994 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/20/2010

Tight, firmly tannic and well focused, with complex cherry, currant, menthol and cedar flavors. Turns dry and tannic on the finish, but it's not out of line for its age. Needs cellaring. Best from 2000 through 2008. 52,000 cases made. Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1994 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 750ml



Tasting Notes:

The 1994 Cabernet Sauvignon is a richly textured, full-bodied wine with multi-layered flavors of blackberry, black cherry, and cassis. Slight notes of fresh herbs and a subtle framework of oak and vanilla complete this complex wine.

The grapes were fermented fourteen days in stainless steel to complete yeast fermentation, five days in stainless steel for extended maceration, followed by one week in large oak cooperage while completing malolactic fermentation. The wine was aged in 67% French and 33% American small oak barrels for twelve months and in large oak cooperage for an additional nine months. The wine was then bottled and aged for an additional twenty months at the winery so that upon release it would be elegant and approachable.

52,888 cases of 750mL bottles produced.

Closure: Cork

Notes: 12 months in 67% French Oak and 33% American Oak barrles

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 13% pH: 3.46
Sugar: 0.2 grams per liter Total Acidity: 6.1 grams per liter

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